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closed 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Plusoft Informática SA, acquired Edusense Educação LTDA

synopsis: Plusoft, the largest Brazilian provider of CRM and digital relationship solutions, has acquired Edusense, a Brazilian edtech company that provides online courses focused on the B2B and B2C markets. Edusense offers over 100 fully interactive and gamified courses that are designed to help develop soft skills.
buyer: Plusoft Informática SA
Founded in 1988, Plusoft is the largest Brazilian provider of CRM and digital relationship solutions. Plusoft's omni-channel solution allows businesses to access all information in one place to provide an uninterrupted relationship experience. "
target: Edusense Educação LTDA
Edusense is a Brazilian edtech company that provides online courses focused on the B2B and B2C markets. Edusense offers over 100 fully interactive and gamified courses that are designed to help develop soft skills.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kallidus LMS, acquired Engage in Learning

synopsis: Kallidus, an industry leading provider of learning and talent management solutions, has acquired Engage in Learning, a UK-based eLearning specialist. Engage in Learning produces interactive and engaging eLearning courses for compliance, health and safety, leadership, IT, and soft skills development.
buyer parent: Apse Capital Limited
buyer: Kallidus LMS
Kallidus is a leading provider of integrated learning and talent solutions. Their award-winning, cost-effective SaaS solutions allows businesses to manage and deliver learning programmes and to develop the talent, skills and performance of their people. "
target: Engage in Learning
Engage in Learning is a UK-based eLearning specialist. Engage in Learning produces interactive and engaging eLearning courses that enable businesses to unlock the potential of their workforce. They offer courses for compliance, health and safety, leadership, IT, and soft skills development.
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closed 1/24/2017 via PR Newswire

ADURO, Inc., acquired Chrysallis Health, Inc.

synopsis: ADURO, Inc., the Human Performance company, announced that it acquired Chrysallis, the world's first transformational learning mobile platform, to amplify individuals and companies' ability to build micro-skills by turning guidance from leading science into everyday, actionable lifestyle changes.
buyer: ADURO, Inc.
ADURO, Inc. maximizes Human Performance for individuals, and overall effectiveness for organizations, through outcomes-focused lifestyle, performance and prevention programs. "
target: Chrysallis Health, Inc.
Chrysallis is the world's first transformational learning mobile platform, a digital coach in your pocket that helps you build "behavioral micro-skills" by turning leading-edge guidance into new mental, emotional and behavioral habits.
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announced 6/5/2018 via BusinessWire

NYSE, will acquire Radiate, Inc.

synopsis: NYSE has acquired Radiate, Inc. Radiate offers a library of more than 2,000 short-length video lessons taught by over 100 global CEOs and thought leaders. The Radiate platform, when it becomes a part of the NYSE, will add to the Exchange’s broad array of content and events.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. The NYSE is the premier global venue for capital raising, leading worldwide in IPOs, including technology IPOs. "
target: Radiate, Inc.
Radiate, Inc. was founded in 2016 to empower emerging leaders with expert advice. Radiate offers a library of more than 2,000 short-length video lessons taught by over 100 global CEOs and thought leaders. These lessons help emerging leaders to develop leadership and soft skills.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

CPL Training Ltd., acquired abv Training Ltd.

synopsis: CPL Training Limited has acquired abv Training, one of the leading hospitality training companies in the UK, strengthening the company’s portfolio of training and e-learning products. abv Training offers face-to-face and e-learning training, delivering compliance courses including Personal Licence; APLH and SCPLH, and more.
buyer: CPL Training Ltd.
The CPL Training Group is the leading provider of face-to-face training and online e-learning courses to the licensed retail and hospitality sectors. Comprising CPL Training, CPL Online, CPL eLearning, it delivers over a thousand APLH and SCPLH face-to-face courses around the UK. "
target: abv Training Ltd.
abv Training offers face-to-face and e-learning training, delivering compliance courses including Personal Licence; APLH and SCPLH, as well as a range of soft skills training including customer service.
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closed 12/13/2012 via PR Newswire

The Fullbridge Program, acquired College Portfolio

synopsis: The Fullbridge Program announced an expansion of its support for college students in their transition to successful careers through its acquisition of College Portfolio. College Portfolio provides early career support, skills-development and a network of career guides and alumni mentors through its online courses.
buyer: The Fullbridge Program
Offering an accelerated high-end boot camp, Fullbridge enables students at top colleges and graduate schools to make a successful transition from high academic achievement to success in the global workplace in a range of careers. "
target: College Portfolio
College Portfolio provides early career support, skills-development and a network of career guides and alumni mentors through its online courses. College Portfolio goes beyond traditional learning environments to teach real skills needed to flourish in any career.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA, acquired Docendi

synopsis: The Lefebvre Sarrut group, a French leader in the legal and tax knowledge market, strengthens its offer in the training sector with a new acquisition of Docendi, a French company that offers its customers a pedagogical formula that combines face-to-face and digital support for soft-skills training.
buyer: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut is a French group that provides professional publishing and training to legal and tax professionals. Their training entities are composed of 150 employees, trainers, computer staff, commercial, marketing and support teams. "
target: Docendi
Headquartered in France, Docendi offers its customers a pedagogical formula that combines face-to-face and digital support for soft-skills training. The aim of the company is to develop a tailor-made offer, a work-based training approach and a certifying training offer for customers.
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closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

RED BEAR Negotiation Company, acquired BayGroup International

synopsis: RED BEAR Negotiation Company, the global leader in supplier negotiation training, announced that it has acquired BayGroup International supplier training content, a recognized negotiation and execution skills training company.
buyer: RED BEAR Negotiation Company
RED BEAR Negotiation Company is a global performance improvement firm dedicated to maximizing the profitability of the agreements negotiated with suppliers, customers, partners, and colleagues. "
target parent: Sentinel Capital Partners
target: BayGroup International
BayGroup International is a global performance improvement firm that helps corporate leaders achieve critical sales performance, profit improvement, cost containment, and team effectiveness goals quickly, with high impact.
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closed 5/22/2017 via PR Newswire

International Institute for Learning, acquired Orbital Training and Consulting

synopsis: Global training provider International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) announced that it has acquired Orbital Training and Consulting, a company that provides high-impact corporate learning solutions focusing on Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, business process improvement, Project Management, Agile, PMO and soft skills.
buyer: International Institute for Learning
International Institute for Learning ("IIL") is a global leader in training, consulting, coaching and customized course development, and is proud to be the educational provider of choice for thousands of global companies -- in more than 150 countries and for over 25 years. "
target: Orbital Training and Consulting
Orbital provides high-impact corporate learning solutions focusing on Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, business process improvement, Project Management, Agile, PMO and soft skills. Orbital is an accredited/approved center for the Institute for Leadership and Management.
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closed 3/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

SVP, Société par Actions Simplifiée, acquired Versalys

synopsis: SVP.com, which specializes in operational support for businesses and communities, Expands in Canada with the acquisition of Versalys Group, which specializes in vocational training and translation. Versalys offers a complete range of 900 courses in IT, office automation, human resources, project management and business language.
buyer: SVP, Société par Actions Simplifiée
SVP.com provides management consulting and professional support services to businesses and local governments. The company offers legislation, finance, accounting, human resources, business life, skill development, and market consulting services. "
target: Versalys
Versalys offers a complete range of more than 900 training courses in IT, Office Automation, Softskills, Project Management and Business Language. They have 125 trainers in four branch offices with 30 training classrooms, located in downtown Montreal, Quebec City, Laval and Brossard.
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closed 2/6/2015 via Company Press Release

Dwellworks Residential Services LLC, acquired DFA Intercultural Global Solutions, LLC

synopsis: DFA Intercultural, the world's leading brand for intercultural training and support, has been acquired by Dwellworks, a company that delivers innovative, efficient and cost-effective relocation solutions for companies. DFA is the world's largest and most trusted provider of global cross-cultural training and consulting.
buyer: Dwellworks Residential Services LLC
Dwellworks delivers innovative, efficient and cost-effective relocation solutions for companies. Working together as a team with their managed supplier network, they provide Destination Services, Intercultural Services, Property Management, and Valuation Services. "
target: DFA Intercultural Global Solutions, LLC
DFA is the world’s most trusted provider of global cross-cultural training and consulting. The DFA team and global trainer network provides intercultural global solutions and products for organizations and business travelers needing the cultural competencies to succeed in today’s globalized world.
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closed 9/2/2014 via PR Newswire

TeleTech Holdings, Inc., acquired rogenSi

synopsis: TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of rogenSi, a global leadership, sales execution and change management consulting firm.
buyer: TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (TTEC:$1,395.69)
TeleTech, founded in 1982, is a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions. They offer an integrated platform that combines consulting, technology, care and growth services to simplify and personalize interactions between people and brands. "
target: rogenSi
Founded in 1968, rogenSi has expanded to become a leading global provider of sales and leadership performance training and applied leadership consulting to blue chip clients. The company operates globally with central hubs located in New York, London, Hong Kong and Sydney.
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closed 4/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Corporate Visions, Inc., acquired BayGroup International

synopsis: Corporate Visions, Inc. announced that it has acquired BayGroup International, a recognized sales negotiation and sales execution skills training company. This move expands Corporate Visions' business and strengthens its reputation as the leader in helping companies differentiate their customer selling conversations.
buyer parent: Hammond Kennedy Whitney
buyer: Corporate Visions, Inc.
Corporate Visions, Inc. helps global business-to-business companies create more sales opportunities, win more deals and increase sales profitability by improving the conversations salespeople have with customers. "
target: BayGroup International
BayGroup International is a global performance improvement firm that helps corporate leaders achieve critical profit improvement, cost containment, and team effectiveness goals quickly, and with high impact.
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closed 10/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

Renovus Capital, acquired The Ariel Group

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners announced the acquisition of The Ariel Group, LLC. Renovus is an education-focused private equity firm based outside of Philadelphia, PA. The Ariel Group is a provider of training programs that teach leadership and communications skills to mid- and senior-level executives.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Renovus Capital Partners is an education-focused private equity fund. Renovus invests in small and mid-sized businesses within the education sector, including both educational institutions and companies that provide these institutions with technology, content and services. "
target: The Ariel Group
Using a unique experiential approach, based in the performing arts, The Ariel Group helps individuals discover their authentic leadership talents and make enduring improvements in their ability to inspire, engage, and connect with clients and employees.
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closed 10/2/2012 via PR Newswire

GP Strategies Corporation, acquired BlessingWhite Inc.

synopsis: Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation completed its acquisition of BlessingWhite, a provider of leadership development and employee engagement solutions that translate business strategies into results for its customers by developing more effective leaders and more engaged workforces.
buyer: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$504.99)
GP Strategies Corporation is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. "
target: BlessingWhite Inc.
BlessingWhite is a provider of leadership development and employee engagement solutions that translate business strategies into results for its customers by developing more effective leaders and more engaged workforces.
price ($mm)
$10
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$13
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closed 2/15/2011 via BusinessWire

GP Strategies Corporation, acquired Communication Consulting Ltd.

synopsis: GP Strategies Corporation has announced that its principal operating subsidiary, General Physics Corporation, has acquired Communication Consulting, a China-based training and consulting company with offices in Shanghai and Beijing, China, and Haryana (New Delhi) in India.
buyer: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$504.99)
GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation. GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. "
target: Communication Consulting Ltd.
Communication Consulting is a China-based training and consulting company. Communication Consulting designs and delivers customized training solutions and specializes in the areas of leadership, communication skills, sales and customer service training.
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$1.38
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closed 12/5/2007 via BusinessWire

ResCare, Inc., acquired Biscom Resource Management Limited

synopsis: ResCare, Inc. acquired 100% of the stock of Biscom Resource Management Limited, a United Kingdom company with six locations in the United Kingdom. Biscom is a private provider of government funded job reintegration services that include job training and job placement assistance. Expected annual revenues from the acquisition are $25 million.
buyer: ResCare, Inc. (RSCR:$0.00)
ResCare is a human service company supporting people with developmental and other disabilities, youth with special needs, adults experiencing barriers to employment and older people in their homes. "
target parent: ResCare, Inc.
target: Biscom Resource Management Limited
Biscom Resource Management Limited is a United Kingdom company with six locations in the United Kingdom. Biscom is a private provider of government funded job reintegration services that include job training and job placement assistance.
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$25
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closed 8/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

MPS Enterprises, acquired Prewise Group Oy

synopsis: MPS Enterprises Ltd will acquire corporate digital learning services provider Prewise Oy. Prewise provides training and communication solutions for transition implementation, sales and customer support and professional skills development in digital channels.
buyer: MPS Enterprises
MPS Enterprises is a Finnish company operating internationally providing expertise in management and strategic personnel solutions. MPS is the preferred international partner in providing Leadership and Strategic Human Resource Solutions "
target: Prewise Group Oy
Prewise provides training and communication solutions for transition implementation, sales and customer support and professional skills development in digital channels. The group’s head office is located in Helsinki.
price ($mm)
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$6
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closed 1/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Korn/Ferry International, acquired PDI Ninth House

synopsis: Korn/Ferry International, a premier global provider of talent management solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Minneapolis-based PDI Ninth House, a leading, globally-recognized provider of leadership solutions. 
buyer: Korn/Ferry International (KFY:$1,945.01)
Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of talent management solutions. The firm delivers services and solutions that help clients cultivate greatness through the attraction, engagement, development and retention of their talent. "
target: PDI Ninth House
PDI Ninth House is the world’s premier global leadership solutions company. The company provides integrated assessment, development and coaching solutions around critical leadership and business challenges that most directly impact each leader’s success and the success of their organization.
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$80
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closed 7/26/2010 via BusinessWire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired The Centre for High Performance Development Limited

synopsis: Kenexa, a leading provider of business solutions for human resources, announced the acquisition of The Centre for High Performance Development (Holdings) Limited (CHPD). CHPD’s extensive research on leadership development and training will add to Kenexa’s existing research and content portfolio.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa provides business solutions for human resources. Kenexa helps global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. "
target: The Centre for High Performance Development Limited
The Centre for High Performance Development (CHPD) specializes in the assessment and development of leaders to inspire and sustain personal and business success.
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closed 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Plusoft Informática SA, acquired Edusense Educação LTDA

synopsis: Plusoft, the largest Brazilian provider of CRM and digital relationship solutions, has acquired Edusense, a Brazilian edtech company that provides online courses focused on the B2B and B2C markets. Edusense offers over 100 fully interactive and gamified courses that are designed to help develop soft skills.
buyer: Plusoft Informática SA
Founded in 1988, Plusoft is the largest Brazilian provider of CRM and digital relationship solutions. Plusoft's omni-channel solution allows businesses to access all information in one place to provide an uninterrupted relationship experience. "
target: Edusense Educação LTDA
Edusense is a Brazilian edtech company that provides online courses focused on the B2B and B2C markets. Edusense offers over 100 fully interactive and gamified courses that are designed to help develop soft skills.
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closed 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Plusoft Informática SA, acquired Edusense Educação LTDA

synopsis: Plusoft, the largest Brazilian provider of CRM and digital relationship solutions, has acquired Edusense, a Brazilian edtech company that provides online courses focused on the B2B and B2C markets. Edusense offers over 100 fully interactive and gamified courses that are designed to help develop soft skills.
buyer: Plusoft Informática SA
Founded in 1988, Plusoft is the largest Brazilian provider of CRM and digital relationship solutions. Plusoft's omni-channel solution allows businesses to access all information in one place to provide an uninterrupted relationship experience. "
target: Edusense Educação LTDA
Edusense is a Brazilian edtech company that provides online courses focused on the B2B and B2C markets. Edusense offers over 100 fully interactive and gamified courses that are designed to help develop soft skills.
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closed 5/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Kerridge Commercial Systems, acquired Infomat

synopsis: Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), a leading provider of ERP software, services and support solutions for wholesale, distribution, rental and installation customers worldwide, has announced its acquisition of Infomat, a Belgium-based company that develops and delivers integrated ERP, CRM, and DMS software solutions.
buyer: Kerridge Commercial Systems
Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) provides specialist software, services and support to deliver fully integrated trading and business management solutions to distributive trades customers, large and small – wherever they are in the world. "
target: Infomat
Infomat develops and delivers integrated ERP, CRM, and DMS software solutions. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Wilrijk, Belgium.
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announced 4/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Axcel Industriinvestor A/S, will acquire SuperOffice

synopsis: Axcel, a Nordic private equity firm, is to acquire a majority in SuperOffice, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of CRM solutions to the business-to-business market. Their software supports the individual user in achieving stronger sales, marketing and customer service productivity.
buyer: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
Founded in 1994, Axcel is a Nordic private equity firm focusing on mid-market companies and has a broad base of both Nordic and international investors. Axcel has raised five funds with total committed capital of just over EUR 2.0 billion. "
target: SuperOffice
SuperOffice is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of CRM solutions to the business-to-business market. Their software supports the individual user in achieving stronger sales, marketing and customer service productivity.
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closed 10/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Upland Software, acquired Altify

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software, has acquired Altify, the leading customer revenue optimization (CRO) cloud solution for sales and the extended revenue teams.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$201.75)
Upland Software is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable users to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. "
target: Altify
Altify is the Customer Revenue Optimization company, helping businesses generate value and grow revenue. Providing best practices, methodology and technology, Altify helps revenue teams visualize customers and their desired outcomes, unlocking revenue growth and building sales excellence.
price ($mm)
$84
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$24
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closed 8/29/2019 via PE Hub

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, acquired BrightOffice

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership LLP announces the acquisition of BrightOffice, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) company providing hosted, enterprise Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software solutions to many different business sectors.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse is a UK partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software to groups, organisations and small businesses. Their companies help customers manage their members and clients, administer their business workflow, & automate their payment processes seamlessly. "
target: BrightOffice
BrightOffice was founded in 2004. Since then, it has developed a highly customisable cloud-based, SaaS CRM platform upon which it can build specialised CRM products bespoke to the requirements of its c. 300 clients.
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closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 42hertz

synopsis: US-based networking giant Cisco has acquired 42hertz. Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,550.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: 42hertz
Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
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closed 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MapAnything

synopsis: Salesforce, the global leader in Customer Relationship Management, has acquired MapAnything, a pioneer in geo-enabled field productivity software. MapAnything enables customers to design optimal territories, create optimal schedules, and map optimal routes so field reps can service more accounts in less time.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$17,098.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MapAnything
MapAnything is a pioneer in geo-enabled field productivity software. MapAnything enables customers to design optimal territories, create optimal schedules, and map optimal routes so field reps can service more accounts in less time.
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$225*
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closed 12/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Right Networks, LLC, acquired Propelware

synopsis: Right Networks, the leading provider of cloud solutions for accounting professionals, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Propelware, the company that produced Autofy, a powerful connector of e-commerce and CRM applications to QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is the leading provider of cloud-based accounting and business solutions for CPA firms, accounting professionals and small to medium businesses who want to gain all the benefits of cloud-based applications without needing to replace what they use today. "
target: Propelware
Propelware is the company that produced Autofy, a powerful connector of e-commerce and CRM applications to QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online. Integrate Salesforce, Shopify, Amazon and many other apps, to save time and headaches. Eliminate data entry and errors by automating the business processes.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

GB Group Plc, acquired VIX Verify

synopsis: GBG, the global identity data intelligence specialist, has acquired VIX Verify, an Australian provider of identity verification and location intelligence software. VIX Verify's greenID is a trusted, convenient and compliant global identity verification and consumer onboarding solution that allows consumers to verify themselves online.
buyer: GB Group Plc (AIM:GBG:$160.31)
GBG is a global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence. Data quality tools include the validation of accurate addresses & locations, coupled with the verification of customer contact data that are critical to ecommerce process & global distribution of goods– GBG calls this ‘Location Intelligence’."
target: VIX Verify
VIX Verify is an Australian provider of identity verification and location intelligence software. VIX Verify's greenID is a trusted, convenient and compliant global identity verification and consumer onboarding solution that allows consumers to verify themselves online.
price ($mm)
$27
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$15
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closed 9/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Zendesk, acquired FutureSimple Inc.

synopsis: Zendesk, Inc. announced it has acquired FutureSimple Inc., the company behind Base. Base is known for building modern, easy-to-use sales force automation software designed to help salespeople do their jobs more effectively.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. Zendesk serves businesses across a multitude of industries, with more than 125,000 paid customer accounts offering service and support in more than 30 languages. "
target: FutureSimple Inc.
FutureSimple Inc. is the company behind Base. Base is known for building modern, easy-to-use sales force automation software designed to help salespeople do their jobs more effectively.
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closed 6/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lever Technology, acquired FollowUp.cc

synopsis: Lever Technology, a private equity firm that acquires and manages software businesses, has acquired FollowUp.cc from Scaleworks Associates, a venture capital firm. FollowUp.cc offers a productivity suite that helps users keep track of their email conversations and tasks. The suite features open tracking, email reminders, and scheduled emails.
buyer: Lever Technology
Lever Technology is a private equity firm that acquires, manages and builds industry specific software businesses which provide solutions that address the particular needs of their customers. Lever Technology invests in businesses that have significant growth potential. "
target parent: Scaleworks Associates
target: FollowUp.cc
FollowUp.cc offers a lightweight productivity suite that helps users keep track of their email conversations and tasks. The suite features open tracking, email reminders, and scheduled emails to help users close more sales and build stronger client relationships.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired HelloWorld

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Detroit, Michigan-based HelloWorld, a digital marketing solutions provider focused on promotion and loyalty solutions. The business will be rebranded “HelloWorld, a Merkle Company.” Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: HelloWorld
HelloWorld is a digital marketing solutions company working with the world’s leading brands. The powerful combination of native platform technology and marketing strategy allows marketers to accelerate growth and deepen customer impact.
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$70
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announced 10/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Netmessage SARL

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, one of Europe's leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of French mobile messaging company Netmessage SARL.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Netmessage SARL
Netmessage, located in Paris, France, is a leading mobile messaging and marketing company. Netmessage provides CRM marketing solutions, that collect, analyze and transform the collected customer data to send perfectly targeted offers.
price ($mm)
$12
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EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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EV / EBITDA
6.0x
closed 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Visiativ, acquired Spread

synopsis: Visiativ, publisher and integrator of innovative platforms, announces that it has finalized the acquisition of Spread, a SaaS publisher of social CRM (customer relationship management) tools and marketing automation.
buyer: Visiativ (ENXTPA:ALVIV:$153.56)
As a publisher and integrator of innovative software solutions, Visiativ accelerates the digital transformation of companies thanks to its collaborative and socially oriented platform. Positioned on the mid-market companies since its creation, the Visiativ group has a diversified customer portfolio."
target: Spread
Spread is a French startup, specializing since 2011 in SaaS software for customer relationship management (CRM).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Lithium Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Lithium Technologies, Inc., the market leader in cloud-based social media management and online community solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $29 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Lithium Technologies, Inc.
Lithium Technologies, Inc. is the market leader in cloud-based social media management and online community solutions. Lithium delivers awesome digital customer experiences at scale for the world's biggest brands including Airbnb, AT&T and Sephora.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2017 via PE Hub

Maven Capital Partners, acquired ProspectSoft Ltd.

synopsis: Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, has completed the management buy-out of ProspectSoft Limited. ProspectSoft provides niche, award-winning Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and e-commerce software for the Business-to-Business (B2B) market.
buyer: Maven Capital Partners
Maven is one of the UK’s most active private equity managers in the lower mid-market, investing for a range of client funds including six Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) and a number of regionally focused funds delivering equity and debt finance. "
target: ProspectSoft Ltd.
ProspectSoft provides niche, award-winning Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and e-commerce software for the Business-to-Business (B2B) market. Its technology can be fully integrated with clients’ existing accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) packages.
price ($mm)
$7.52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Quilvest Capital Strategies, acquired Eudonet

synopsis: Customer relationship management software company Eudonet has been acquired by Quilvest Private Equity and former head of Sage France, Antoine Henry. Eudonet, based in Paris, develops CRM software solutions for more than 900 customers and has offices in the UK and Canada.
buyer: Quilvest Capital Strategies
Quilvest Private Equity is the private equity arm of the Quilvest Group, a leading, global, independent wealth manager and private equity investor, with a presence in Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. "
target: Eudonet
Eudonet, based in Paris, develops CRM software solutions for more than 900 customers and has offices in the UK and Canada. The company was founded in 2000 by Christophe Morizot, Bertrand de La Villegeorges, and Guillaume Bouillot.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Next Gear Solutions, acquired Luxor CRM Inc.

synopsis: Next Gear Solutions, the developers of DASH, the market-leading restoration management software, has finalized the acquisition of Luxor CRM, one of Canada’s largest web-based CRM vendors. This acquisition brings a deluxe CRM into Next Gear Solutions, allowing them to offer even more key business solutions to the restoration management industry.
buyer parent: Serent Capital
buyer: Next Gear Solutions
Next Gear Solutions is a leading provider of job management and workflow software to the construction restoration industry. Next Gear’s platform allows restoration contractors to manage all aspects of their business on one integrated platform. "
target: Luxor CRM Inc.
Luxor CRM is one of Canada’s largest web-based CRM vendors. Founded in 2000, Luxor CRM is a privately-held company, headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Luxor CRM has acquired a noted clientele across North America and abroad and has a reputation of being the most reliable and trusted CRM vendor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Visiativ, acquired Solo Solution Autonome

synopsis: Visiativ, publisher and integrator of innovative platforms, announces the finalization of the acquisition of Solo Solution Autonome, publisher of CRM solutions marketed under the Aquarelle brand.
buyer: Visiativ (ENXTPA:ALVIV:$153.56)
Visiativ SA is a France-based company engaged in the information technology (IT) consulting and other services. The Company offers integration services for various enterprises, active in the fields of industry, retail and services. "
target: Solo Solution Autonome
Solo Solution Autonome, based in France, is a publisher of CRM solutions marketed under the Aquarelle brand.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

1C, acquired amoCRM

synopsis: Russian enterprise software major 1C announced that it has acquired a 51 per cent stake in amoCRM. amoCRM is a simple, easy-to-use Sales Management System designed to save time and money. amoCRM’s cloud service contains information for every client, all active negotiations, current contracts and future deals.
buyer: 1C
1C is a Russian corporate CRM solution provider. 1C was founded in 1991 and specializes in the development, distribution, publishing and support of computer software for business and home use. "
target: amoCRM
amoCRM is a simple, easy-to-use Sales Management System designed to save time and money. It helps users manage leads and monitor your sales pipeline in only a few clicks. amoCRM’s cloud service contains information for every client, all active negotiations, current contracts and future deals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Senior Sistemas S.A., acquired Work CRM

synopsis: Senior, a company specializing in software offering for business management, people, logistics and access control - announces the acquisition of Work Labs. Specializing in CRM ( Customer Relationship Management) solutions, Work Labs develops WorkCRM, a system for relationship management with customers.
buyer: Senior Sistemas S.A.
Senior is a Brazilian software house that provides reference high performance solutions in Enterprise Resource Planning, Logistics, Human Capital and Access Control and Security Management systems to several sizes and segments companies. "
target: Work CRM
Based in Brazil, Work Labs develops WorkCRM, a system for relationship management with customers.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA

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